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Abdel Basset Al-Megrahi
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Wednesday 27 July 2011
The appearance of the convicted Lockerbie bomber on Libyan television has confirmed that a "great mistake" was made in releasing him from jail, Foreign Secretary William Hague said today.
Wednesday 15 June 2011
Experts cast doubt on claims yesterday that the Libyan airline employee cleared of the Lockerbie bombing could stand trial under double jeopardy laws.
Sunday 15 May 2011
New laws to allow the publication of Lockerbie files are to be brought in by the SNP.
Sunday 03 April 2011
Scottish police and prosecutors are to meet Foreign Office officials to discuss Libyan defector Musa Kusa.
Sunday 06 March 2011
The crisis in Libya has acted as a catalyst in British politics. We commented two weeks ago that the succession of domestic policy U-turns was beginning to call the Prime Minister's competence into question. Since then, the logistics of rescuing British nationals from a dangerous situation confirmed the impression of a lack of grip. Equally, David Cameron seemed unsteady on foreign policy more generally, as he zigzagged from isolationist arms sales promoter to muscular interventionist.
Saturday 19 February 2011
"Did a candidate knock on your door in the last election?"
Wednesday 09 February 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
David Cameron was today under renewed pressure from US senators for an independent inquiry into the decision to free Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Afternoon conference at i is where most of the decisions that inform the following day’s paper are made.
Monday 07 February 2011
David Cameron today accused the former Labour government of ignoring the feelings of the Lockerbie families after an official review found it had sought to "do all it could" to secure the release of the only man convicted of the bombing.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
A Foreign Office minister sent Libya legal advice on how Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's cancer diagnosis could be used to help his release on compassionate grounds, it emerged last night.
Thursday 09 December 2010
The Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie bombing and freed amid controversy last year after being diagnosed with cancer is in a coma and expected to die within days, according to reports.
Sunday 14 November 2010
Troubled oil giant BP is expected to start drilling for oil in Ghadames basin in the Sahara desert next month, a milestone in its controversial deal with Libya.
Monday 11 October 2010
Former Socialist MSP Tommy Sheridan today dismissed his legal team at his trial for perjury and will now represent himself.
Monday 20 September 2010
The father of one of the Lockerbie victims has been to Libya to visit the only man convicted of the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 in December 1988.
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